BBC NEWS ONLINE: Daytime wounds 'heal more quickly'

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 9/11/2017

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Wounds heal more quickly if they occur during the day rather than after dark, a study suggests.

It found burns sustained at night took an average of 28 days to heal, but just 17 for those that happened in daytime.

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TitleDaytime wounds 'heal more quickly'
Media name/outletBBC News Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/11/17
DescriptionWounds heal more quickly if they occur during the day rather than after dark, a study suggests.

It found burns sustained at night took an average of 28 days to heal, but just 17 for those that happened in daytime.
URLwww.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41918368
PersonsJohn Blaikley